Friday is just another excuse for me to indulge in spirits!
And my drink of choice, my preference rather, would be brown. Some say, “brown will bring you down.” Chuckles* But I don’t know what those people are drinking on … Cause brown lifts my spirit!
And on that note, I’d like to introduce you to the cocktail of the day: The Grown Man. Such a cocktail was inspired by the grown men that I know who love sipping on brandy or Grand Marnier but never got the inclination to mix the two. Try it. You’re in for a treat.
I prefer it on the rocks, a modification for grown women. Enjoy.
1 oz cognac
1 oz Grand Marnier
Mix contents in a shaker. Serve straight up in a brandy snifter. Garnish with an orange slice.
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Oh yea! It’s Thursday, and we’re out for tonight. So here are a few recipes, thanks to Kanye West’s verse in Monster–“Mix that Goose and Malibu, call it Malibu-YOW.” These guys should get your head spinning. Enjoy Panachers!
This is a enjoyable recipe for Midnight Martini, with Grey Goose vodka, Chambord raspberry liqueur and lime juice.
Combine ingredients together in a cocktail shaker with crushed ice.
Shake well and strain into a highball glass, Garnish with a lime twist, and serve.
Here is a scrumptious recipe for 352 Cocktail, with 151 proof rum, Grey Goose vodka and Wild Turkey bourbon whiskey.
Stir ingredients together in a shot glass, and shoot.
Serve in a Shot Glass.
Saturday, October 2nd, 2010
A distinctive recipe for Cosmo Killer, with Grey Goose vodka, DeKuyper Island Blue Pucker and Malibu coconut rum.
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes.
Shake well, strain into a cocktail glass and serve.
Serve in a Cocktail Glass.
One of my all-time favorite summer libations is sangria. Just the mere mention of the word automatically conjures up images of festive celebrations that take place on outdoor patios under a moonlit sky. As much as I like the typical, red wine version of sangria, there is something about white wine (and of course, the addition of lemonade) that screams summer and prompts me to shelve the red vino until fall.
Blueberry Sangria Lemonade (recipe and image courtesy of Sandra Lee)
In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients and stir. Refrigerate for 1 hour to meld flavors.
Serve chilled in iced tea glasses and enjoy!
REMEMBER: Drink responsibly and don’t drink and drive!